Great to see this photofilm on The Guardian Online from journalist Roxanne Escobales and photographer Felix Clay. Roxanne trained with us last year and this is only the second photofilm that she has produced (the first produced with us during training).
All of this shot, produced and delivered, including written copy [...]
‘Needle Exchange’ by Colm Quinn
The story of a friendship. Well worth watching through to the end.
Uppercut from California is a place.
Don’t go messing with the Silicon Valley cube-dwellers, they’re pretty handy with their keyboards. Tweet
Great to see the FORMAT photography festival programme looking so good. The grand finale of the festival will be hosted by Slideluck at Derby’s Chocolate Factory on the evening of 6 April. Monica Allende, The Sunday Times’ Photo Editor, will be making a selection of slideshows to be shown on the evening.
All the [...]
Being in Cambodia last year prompted me to re-read ‘Swimming to Cambodia’ by Spalding Grey. It’s a great book, a monologue that takes in the some of the modern history of Cambodia intertwined with Grey’s own experiences working as a supporting actor on Roland Joffe’s 1984 film ‘The Killing Fields’. ‘Swimming to Cambodia’ is [...]
Here’s an advert that car manufacturer Chrysler chose to run for their Ram truck brand during this year’s Superbowl coverage, one of the most expensive advertising slots of the year. I think it’s pretty good – a stripped down, simple, emotive photofilm. Maybe a bit heavy handed for me but probably well well-judged to [...]
An excellent course covered in a relaxed way that drove collaboration and creativity to the front. Whilst the new software seemed a barrier to me, the method of simple instruction followed by hands-on practice soon dispelled early fears. John Whatley, Photographer.
Here’s a lovely photofilm by Ralph Hodgson, Lucy Lyon and John Whatley, all [...]
A photofilm from the BBC on the making of David Attenborough’s new series ‘Africa’ produced by Dualtagh Herr. First episode on BBC1 tonight. Tweet
Eileen Dunne (hospitalised after bombing raid in London) 1940 by Cecil Beaton
Then I really recommend trying to catch the last day of the exhibition of Cecil Beaton’s war photographs at the Imperial War Museum in London. Beaton was a society and fashion photographer before being taken on by the Ministry of Information at [...]
In Cambodia last month I had the chance to visit Phnom Penh’s genocide museum. It’s housed at the site of the French Lycee which became the Khmer Rouge’s infamous ‘S21’ prison. Of the estimated 20,000 prisoners who passed through S21 between 1975 and 1979, only seven survived. The rest were imprisoned, tortured into confessions [...]